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FILE - In this March 18, 2021, file photo, a student listens to a presentation in Health class at Windsor Locks High School in Windsor Locks, Conn. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relaxed its social distancing guidelines for schools Friday, March 19, saying students can now sit 3 feet apart in classrooms. The new guidelines also remove recommendations for plastic shields or other barriers between desks. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

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Ukraine needs a pathway to NATO membership

Ukraine wants to join NATO. Its president, Volodymyr Zelensky, said NATO would provide a "powerful deterrent to Russia" and that a Membership Action Plan would "send a real signal" to the Russians that help is on the way.

Students Choosing Liberal Ideaology Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Students willing to change their liberal views when presented with facts

College and high school students have liberal views -- which have moved further to the left during the past year. On the bright side, opinions shift when students are presented with data refuting progressive talking points. These are a few of the key findings in a new Tax Day poll released by Young America's Foundation (YAF).

In this photo taken March 24, 2020, customers line up on the sidewalk outside The Reef Capitol Hill, a marijuana store in Seattle and observe social distancing chalk marks on the sidewalk as they wait to get into the store, which was limiting the number of people inside at one time to help slow the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Democrats, party of stoners

- The Washington Times

The website LawnStarter, which is the advertising forum for a landscaping, pest control and home care company, just put out a list called "2021's Best Cities to Get Stoned." All the cities are run by Democrats. No wonder Democrats can't think clearly. They're stoned.

Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking during a cabinet meeting via video conference in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, April 8, 2021. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Russia testing U.S. on Ukraine; Biden administration must respond

Over the last few weeks, Russia has been conducting a sizable military buildup along its border with Ukraine and in occupied Crimea. These Russian deployments are spontaneous and the Kremlin's plan is unclear. But one thing is certain: The Biden administration is being tested by Moscow.

Biden team on Iran illustration by Linas Garsys / The Washington Times

Is Biden quickly caving in on the Iran deal?

During the 2020 campaign, then-candidate Joe Biden promised to reverse the Trump withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran, along with the lifting of sanctions.

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